FactSet Research Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:FDS)

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FactSet Research
Updated on : Sep 21, 2017
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FDS 167.2 (0%)
S&P 500 2500.6 (0%)
Closing Price On: Sep 21, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Business Information Services
Sector :
Business Services
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
30.2%
Sector Average:
8.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
575M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.09
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$92.3M
Net Income:
$65.4M
Dividend Yield
FDS dividend yield:
1.23%
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
High Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
FDS PS :
5.6
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Business Services.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
37.8%
Return on Equity:
66.5%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
27%
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FactSet Research Stock Analysis

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View FactSet Research stock analysis video. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for FDS stock.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. Stock Rating 3.8/5

Our FactSet Research stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This FactSet Research stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q3 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy FDS stock?

  • FactSet Research had a healthy average operating margin of 30.2% over the last 4 quarters.
  • Net margins came in at average 29% for FactSet Research over the last twelve months.
  • FactSet Research's return on invested capital of 37.8% is good.
  • Return On Equity (ROE) which is a measure of the company's profitability, looks great for FactSet Research at 66.5%.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 27%.

Should you sell FDS stock?

  • With a debt/equity ratio of  1.09, FactSet Research is highly leveraged in comparison to Business Services peers.
  • The company is trading at a price to sales multiple of 5.6, which is higher in comparison to the Business Information Services industry average of 1.6, making FDS stock expensive.

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